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Thomas Crossley

Thomas Crossley

Research Fellow

Education

PhD in Economics, McMaster University, Canada, 1998
MA in Economics, McMaster University, Canada
BSc in Honours Biology, Queen's University, Canada

Tom Crossley is a Research Fellow at IFS and a Professor of Economics at the University of Essex.

He was previously director of the consumption and saving research sector at IFS. His research interests are Household behaviour, financial security, living standards, the design and collection and analysis of survey data.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W18/04
The Hamilton method for estimating CPI bias is simple, intuitive, and has been widely adopted. We show that the method conflates CPI bias with variation in cost-of-living across income levels.
IFS Working Paper W17/23
In this paper, we examine the causal effect of the Winter Fuel Payment on health outcomes, including self-reports of chest infection, measured hypertension and biomarkers of infection and inflammation.

Reports and comment

Observation
A special issue of Fiscal Studies launched today shows how wealth is concentrated among a small number of households, and is much more concentrated than incomes. Younger generations are on course to have less wealth at each point in life than earlier generations and inheritances do little to even ...
External publication
We use direct evidence on credit constraints to study their importance for household consumption growth and for welfare.

Presentations

Presentation
This is the presentation that Hamish Low gave at the Understanding the Great Recession: from micro to macro conference held at the Bank of England on 23 and 24 September 2015.
Presentation
An invited presentation delivered to the House Finance and Consumption Network at the European Central Bank on 19 November 2014.